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Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2016 Wine Review

Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2016

Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2016

Côtes de Provence A.C., France

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $27.95

Drink: 2016-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Rosés

Winery: Caves d'Esclans

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This has been a box office hit at the liquor store every year and sells out quickly. Lovely pretty in pink French rosé with bone dry mouth-watering acidity. Aromas of field strawberries. Surprisingly robust for Provence which tends to be very light. Good balancing acidity and dry finish. Perfect for planked salmon.

Rosé food pairings: marinated olives and chorizo tapas, a charcuterie platter, salmon burgers.

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This Caves d'Esclans Whispering Angel Rosé 2016 was reviewed on April 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Michael O'Shaughnessy rated this wine as 95/100
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A perennial stunner of Provence, a region renown for for top notch pink wine. Exquisite strawberry, peach, peach blossom, wet stone, and lavender nose. Dry, crisp, and admirably full bodied. Long finish of white cherry and peach while the acidity keeps the mouth watering. Beautiful with a charcuterie spread on a warm, sunny afternoon.
Tania Thomas - CSW, WSET ADV rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Most delicate of Provençal rosés, a divine blend of Grenache, Rolle and Cinsault. White flowers perfumed nose with layers of ripe white peaches, wild strawberries, lemon zest and watermelon on the palate. Fruit-forward, crisp, dry and fresh with subtle minerality. Creamy, luxurious mouthfeel. Fantastic as an aperitif and a patio sipper. Serve chilled at 7-8 C. Perfectly paired with summer salads and grilled seafood. Tasted August 2017. Tania Thomas – www.runawaygrape.com
Wineboy rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I think this rose might be the nicest rose we get in the Ontario market aromatically speaking. Beautiful, floral, aromatic, while on the palate it offers classic Provence flavours. $27.......hmmm....you decide value.... I was too busy nosing :-)
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Not in the value ballpark for rosés but gosh it smells divine! A fresh and zesty rosé with intense citrus and wild strawberries notes. It's light bodied, crisp, clean and refreshing. A lovely bone dry rose! Tasted April 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketstings.ca
Côtes De Provence's Caves D'esclans, Whispering Angel (2016) is a pretty pink French rosé with bone dry mouth-watering acidity. Aromas of field strawberries and surprisingly robust for Provence which tend to give lighter rosé wines. Good balance of acidity to fruit with a lingering dry finish. Château d'esclans has been awarded many accolades in international wine competitions, and it has produced another winner with Whispering Angel rosé. - Community Wine Reviews

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